San Jose Police asking public’s help in locating two homicide suspects
SAN JOSE — The San Jose Police Department is asking the public’s help in identifying two suspects in the shooting death of a San Jose man which occurred on May 18, 2017. This was San Jose’s 12th homicide of the year.
According to Sgt. Enrique Garcia with the San Jose Police Department, “On Thursday, May 18, 2017, at about 10:08 PM, San Jose Police Officers working patrol in the area of So. 1st St. and Edwards Ave. heard gunshots.” It was then that the SJPD officer in the area located 38-year-old George Garcia suffering from at least one gun shot wound. Garcia said, “The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.”
A witness near the scene was able to give a description of two suspects who, police believe, may be involved in the shooting.
The first suspect is being described as a Hispanic male in his early 20’s. He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt with a black baseball cap. The suspect is also described as having black hair and a goatee. It is estimated that the suspect stands around 5’8” tall.
The second suspect described by police as a white male in his early 20’s who stands around 5’7”, and weighs approximately 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a multi-colored flannel shirt.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Todd Jennings or Detective Sergeant Jesus Mendoza of the San Jose Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283.
Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the “Submit a Tip” link below. Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a cash reward from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.